Maria Grazia Milia

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In the era of direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs), hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotyping tests at baseline are controversial. The HCV NS3-Q80K polymorphism is associated with resistance to the recently approved NS3 inhibitor simeprevir (SMV) when combined with PEG-interferon and ribavirin (PEG-IFN/RBV) and alternative therapy should be considered for(More)
BACKGROUND To investigate the effectiveness of amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) on improving the outcomes of trabeculectomy in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). METHODS Fifty-nine eyes affected by primary open-angle glaucoma were enrolled in this prospective randomized study. Thirty-two eyes underwent amnion-shielded trabeculectomy (study group)(More)
We report a rare case of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment due to a full-thickness macular hole in a young patient with pars planitis. This study was an interventional case report. A 38-year-old Asian man presented with acute reduction of vision in his left eye. His past ocular history revealed a precedent of two intravitreal steroid injections in his left(More)
PURPOSE To report two cases of spoke-like intraocular lens (IOL) opacification that resembles pseudoexfoliation of the crystalline lens. METHODS Case series presentation. RESULTS Patient 1 developed a circle of spoke-like opacification on the anterior IOL surface 7 years after phacoemulsification. Patient 2 had paracentral anterior surface IOL(More)
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